SPEAKERS from the Vatican and NASA are set to headline Scotland’s largest knowledge and AI occasion.
Paolo Benati, AI advisor to the Vatican, and Katherine Rahil, Senior Scientist at NASA are amongst the lineup confirmed for DataFest.
The summit, titled The AI Renaissance: how is it shaping the human expertise?, will deliver collectively among the world’s main knowledge scientists, journalists, and lecturers to share their superior data on the brand new age of innovation.
The summit will welcome consultants in geonomics, astrodynamics, and nuclear chemistry in addition to the audio system from NASA and the Vatican.
Held on the Edinburgh Worldwide Convention Centre (EICC) in November, the flagship occasion will enable trade professionals to ponder the largest questions: tradition and web zero, privateness and disinformation, faith, and area journey.
Via a sequence of fringe occasions over October and November, DataFest will invite distinguished delegates to discover how knowledge and AI is impacting our on a regular basis lives.
Occasions will happen throughout the UK and world wide, on-line and in particular person, that includes among the world’s main expertise organisations together with Meta and SENSE (Centre for Satellite tv for pc Information and Environmental Science).
Confirmed audio system for the Information Summit embody Astrodynamicist and House Environmentalist, Moriba Jah, Broadcaster and genomics professional, Vivienne Parry in addition to Nuclear Chemist, Tim Gregory.
Gordon Johnstone, Head of DataFest at The Information Lab, stated: “Improvements in knowledge and AI are shifting at an unprecedented tempo.
“This 12 months’s Information Summit agenda will discover what lies forward for knowledge and AI to disclose the challenges and alternatives afforded by these thrilling developments.
“With this 12 months’s checklist of high-calibre audio system, the occasion is about to be the largest, boldest Information Summit of its time.
“By making a programme that highlights all of the methods these ground-breaking applied sciences can influence our lives, we hope to show how they’ll change humanity for the higher.”